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Ground ginger vs. Fenugreek — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ground ginger and Fenugreek

  • Ground ginger has more Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, however, Fenugreek is richer in Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2.
  • Ground ginger covers your daily Manganese needs 1394% more than Fenugreek.
  • Fenugreek has 9 times less Selenium than Ground ginger. Ground ginger has 55.8µg of Selenium, while Fenugreek has 6.3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, ginger, ground and Spices, fenugreek seed.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Zinc +45.6%
Contains more Manganese +2611.7%
Contains more Selenium +785.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.4%
Contains more Iron +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 743% 153% 72% 117% 4% 100% 160% 4344% 305%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370% 161% 35%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Zinc +45.6%
Contains more Manganese +2611.7%
Contains more Selenium +785.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.4%
Contains more Iron +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Copper +131.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.3%
Contains more Folate +338.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 3% 12% 40% 181% 29% 145% 10% 0% 23% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +486.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.3%
Contains more Folate +338.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Water +12.4%
Contains more Other +53.5%
Contains more Protein +156.1%
Contains more Fats +51.2%
9% 4% 72% 10% 5%
Protein: 8.98 g
Fats: 4.24 g
Carbs: 71.62 g
Water: 9.94 g
Other: 5.22 g
23% 6% 58% 9% 3%
Protein: 23 g
Fats: 6.41 g
Carbs: 58.35 g
Water: 8.84 g
Other: 3.4 g
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Water +12.4%
Contains more Other +53.5%
Contains more Protein +156.1%
Contains more Fats +51.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.8%
65% 12% 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.599 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.929 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.46 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ground ginger Fenugreek
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground ginger Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 57.52g 33.75g Ground ginger
Protein 8.98g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 4.24g 6.41g Fenugreek
Carbs 71.62g 58.35g Ground ginger
Calories 335kcal 323kcal Ground ginger
Fructose 1.78g Ground ginger
Sugar 3.39g Fenugreek
Fiber 14.1g 24.6g Fenugreek
Calcium 114mg 176mg Fenugreek
Iron 19.8mg 33.53mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 214mg 191mg Ground ginger
Phosphorus 168mg 296mg Fenugreek
Potassium 1320mg 770mg Ground ginger
Sodium 27mg 67mg Ground ginger
Zinc 3.64mg 2.5mg Ground ginger
Copper 0.48mg 1.11mg Fenugreek
Manganese 33.3mg 1.228mg Ground ginger
Selenium 55.8µg 6.3µg Ground ginger
Vitamin A 30IU 60IU Fenugreek
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Fenugreek
Vitamin C 0.7mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.366mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 9.62mg 1.64mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B5 0.477mg Ground ginger
Vitamin B6 0.626mg 0.6mg Ground ginger
Folate 13µg 57µg Fenugreek
Choline 41.2mg Ground ginger
Vitamin K 0.8µg Ground ginger
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.289mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.341mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 0.513mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0.241mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.089mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.311mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 0.411mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.199mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Saturated Fat 2.599g 1.46g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.479g Ground ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.929g Ground ginger
Omega-3 - ALA 0.223g Ground ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground ginger Fenugreek
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Ground ginger
30%
Fenugreek
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
603%
Ground ginger
228%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground ginger
Ground ginger is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.139g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ground ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170926/nutrients
  2. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.